08 May Job Opportunity: EDCC Communication Manager
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is seeking a Communication Manager for the Equine Disease Communication Center (EDCC). The EDCC works to protect horses and the horse industry from the threat of infectious diseases in North America. The communication system is designed to seek and report real-time information about disease outbreaks similar to how the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) alerts the human population about diseases in people.
The EDCC Communication Manager will seek, receive, coordinate and communicate infectious disease information for industry consumers including horse owners, veterinarians, and state and federal animal health officials. The individual in this position is expected to have a basic understanding of horse husbandry as well as excellent communication skills. Candidates must be organized and committed to coordinating receiving, recording and the immediate transfer of information using a variety of communication systems including telephone, texting, email, Facebook, Twitter and the EDCC website http://equinediseasecc.org/. The individual in this position will help with documentation, message composition and reporting of information in coordination with the AAEP Infectious Disease Committee and AAEP staff.